Lemon Fondant Brownies: Lemon Cake That Melts in Your Mouth

Lemon Fondant Brownies: Lemon Cake That Melts in Your Mouth

These Lemon Fondant Brownies are the perfect combination of zesty lemon flavor and a melt-in-your-mouth texture. Made with almond and coconut flour, they are a delightful gluten-free treat. Topped with a tangy lemon glaze, these brownies are sure to become a favorite.

Ingredients
For the Lemon Brownies:
  • 1 cup (100 g) almond flour
  • 1/2 cup (60 g) coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (120 g) unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) maple syrup (or a sugar-free alternative)
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) coconut oil, melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
  • Zest of 1 lemon
For the Lemon Glaze:
  • 1/2 cup (60 g) powdered erythritol (or powdered sugar)
  • 2-3 tablespoons lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
  • Lemon zest for garnish
Nutrition Information
  • Servings: 9 brownies
  • Calories: 150 per brownie
Preparation Time
  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20-25 minutes
  • Total time: 35-40 minutes
Instructions
Preheat the Oven
  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Line an 8×8-inch baking pan with parchment paper or lightly grease with a non-stick spray.
Prepare the Lemon Brownie Batter
  1. Mix Dry Ingredients: In a medium bowl, combine the almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Mix Wet Ingredients: In another bowl, whisk together the unsweetened applesauce, maple syrup, melted coconut oil, eggs, lemon juice, and lemon zest until well combined.
  3. Combine Ingredients: Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, stirring until a smooth batter forms.
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Bake the Lemon Brownies
  1. Pour Batter: Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and spread it evenly with a spatula.
  2. Bake: Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  3. Cool: Allow the brownies to cool completely in the pan.
Prepare the Lemon Glaze
  1. Mix Glaze: In a small bowl, whisk together the powdered erythritol and lemon juice until smooth. Adjust the consistency by adding more lemon juice if needed.
Glaze the Lemon Brownies
  1. Glaze Brownies: Once the brownies have cooled, pour the lemon glaze over the top and spread it evenly.
  2. Set Glaze: Let the glaze set for about 10 minutes before cutting the brownies into squares.
Serve
  1. Garnish and Serve: Garnish with additional lemon zest if desired. Serve and enjoy your delicious, melt-in-your-mouth lemon fondant brownies!
Storage Notes
  • Room Temperature: These lemon brownies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.
  • Refrigerator: Store in the refrigerator for up to a week.
  • Freezer: Freeze for up to 3 months. Simply thaw at room temperature before serving.